In this Corner of the World
In this Corner of the World (この世界の片隅に Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni) is a 2016 anime movie directed by Sunao Katabuchi (Black Lagoon) based on the manga of the same name by Fumiyo Kono. The 18-year-old Suzu grew up in Hiroshima and has just married the still quite young military employee Shusaku Houjou. Together with her husband, she moves to the small town of Kure near a naval base. Although Japan is at war, the young family can live there in a serene and decent, if simple, life. But gradually, the war is getting closer and finally fall in Kure the bombs, which result Suzu lost her right hand. More and more Suzu realizes that her life will soon change forever. The young woman, however, is determined not to let the everyday danger and the scarcity of food spoil her lust for life and the sense of beautiful things.
The following weapons were used in the film In this Corner of the World:
Arisaka Type 38
Imperial Japanese Navy soldiers in the naval base of Kure are armed Arisaka Type 38 rifles.
The famous Japanese battleship Yamato is seen in Kure.
The Japanese heavy cruiser Aoba is also stationed in Kure on which Suzu's childhood friend Tetsu is on board.
Two Kenpeitais carry holsters for Nambu Type 14 pistols.
The barrels of a Type 89 12.7 cm/40 naval gun can be seen firing at F4U Corsairs.
Cargo Ship "Liberty ship" class
Some American cargo ships are seen in the harbor as Kure is under occupation.
Vought F4U Corsair
Kure is attacked by several F4U Corsairs armed with rockets.
Mitsubishi A6M "Zero"
An A6M "Zero" fighter aircraft is briefly seen in a dogfight with a Corsair.
Boeing B-29 "Superfortress"
Several Boeing B-29 heavy bombers are seen.